30 Sep '15, 5pm

'Golden hour' policy saved U.S. lives in Afghanistan

'Golden hour' policy saved U.S. lives in Afghanistan

An Army flight medic and a helicopter crew chief help a Marine who was shot by a sniper as he is transported by a medevac helicopter in September 2010 near Marja, Afghanistan. Researchers say that more troops survived survived their battlefield wounds if they were transported within 60 minutes. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) 510 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE More U.S. troops survived life-threatening injuries in Afghanistan after Defense Secretary Robert Gates ordered evacuation helicopters to extract wounded personnel within 60 minutes, a period known in emergency medicine as the "golden hour." In a study published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery, researchers found the number of wounded troops who died on the battlefield in Afghanistan dropped by more than 6 percentage points after the policy went into effect in 2009, while the case fatality rate — the proportion...

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U.S. C-130 crashes in Afghanistan

militarytimes.com 01 Oct '15, 11pm

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airforcetimes.com 01 Oct '15, 11pm

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defense.gov 02 Oct '15, 4pm

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icann.org 30 Sep '15, 7pm

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defense.gov 29 Sep '15, 6pm

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defensenews.com 02 Oct '15, 1pm

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usatoday.com 02 Oct '15, 12am

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Army releases servicewide breastfeeding policy

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armytimes.com 30 Sep '15, 7pm

Breastfeeding soldiers will be provided with a designated "private space with locking capabilities, an electrical outlet a...

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stripes.com 02 Oct '15, 12am

An Air Force C-130 Hercules waits for takeoff at Jalalabad Air Field in Afghanistan in this undated file photo. Stars and ...

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militarytimes.com 30 Sep '15, 8pm

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stripes.com 02 Oct '15, 8am

An Air Force C-130 Hercules waits for takeoff at Jalalabad Air Field in Afghanistan in this undated file photo. Stars and ...

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